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January 11, 2019 - 6:14 pm
CLAIM: "Melania is first FLOTUS to visit a combat zone since 1969" - statement circulating on social media with photo of President Donald Trump and Melania visiting troops in Iraq on Dec. 26. THE FACTS: At least three first ladies have visited combat zones, as defined by federal regulations, since...
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AP
January 11, 2019 - 6:10 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- Federal employees received pay stubs with nothing but zeros on them Friday as the effects of the government shutdown hit home, deepening anxieties about mortgage payments and unpaid bills. All told, an estimated 800,000 government workers missed their paychecks for the...
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missing ten Jayme Closs found
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January 11, 2019 - 6:01 pm
A Wisconsin teenager missing for nearly three months after her parents were killed in the family home was found alive barely an hour's drive away, by a woman who stumbled across the 13-year-old girl and pounded on her neighbors' door shouting: "This is Jayme Closs! Call 911!"
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January 11, 2019 - 5:00 pm
BARRON, Wis. (AP) — Elizabeth Smart says that finding a 13-year-old Wisconsin girl who had been missing for three months is "why we can never give up hope on any missing child." Smart was 14 when she was abducted from her Salt Lake City home in 2002. She was rescued nine months later. Jayme Closs...
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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2018 file photo, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, nominated by President Bill Clinton, sits with fellow Supreme Court justices for a group portrait at the Supreme Court Building in Washington. The Supreme Court says Ginsburg is missing arguments for the first time in more than 25 years as she recuperates from cancer surgery last month. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 11, 2019 - 12:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's recovery from cancer surgery is "on track" and no further treatment is required. But the 85-year-old justice will miss court arguments next week. Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg says that doctors for the 85-year-old Ginsburg...
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Child Brides
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January 11, 2019 - 9:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of requests by men to bring in child and adolescent brides to live in the United States were approved over the past decade, according to government data obtained by The Associated Press. In one case, a 49-year-old man applied for admission for a 15-year-old girl. The...
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Tamaqua Area High School
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January 10, 2019 - 3:44 pm
TAMAQUA, Pa. (AP) -- School board members in Pennsylvania have voted to postpone a policy allowing teachers to carry guns in school. RELATED: Appeals court rules 2nd Amendment allows open carry of guns | Anger over Ed Dept mulling federal money for guns in schools | Rapper Juelz Santana sentenced...
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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
January 10, 2019 - 3:37 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- Mark Feb. 7 on your calender. That's the date that Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former has agreed to testify before Congress, ahead of entering prison. "I look forward to having the privilege of being afforded a platform with which to give a full and credible...
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Jeff Bezos MacKenzie Bezos
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January 09, 2019 - 12:59 pm
The $160 billion man Jeff Bezos and his longtime wife are getting a divorce.
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein
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January 09, 2019 - 9:46 am
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed special counsel Robert Mueller and remains his most visible Justice Department protector, is expected to leave his position soon after William Barr is confirmed as attorney general, a person familiar with the plans said Wednesday.
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